Quadripartite nave elevation, sexpartite vaulting
Skeletal, neck jerking, darker, tripartite nave elevation, rectangular bays, sandwiched nave which becomes a vast continuous hall, flying buttresses
interior decoration, stained glass, experimental time, characteristic of Louis IX
Crossing tower, courtyard, diminished portal, more horizontal, no rose windows, 2 transepts, specific and ordered, eastern apse is flat
Bigger and better than the French gothic
Colorful, not fully gothic, just uses remnants of gothic structure
An arch with a strong center point. (Seen in Gothic Architecture)
A circular window composed of patterned tracery arranged in petal-like formation.
the band of arcades below the clerestory in a gothic cathedral
tall, narrow windows ending in pointed arches
a small round window
A free-standing support attached to the main vessel (nave, choir, or transept wall) by an arch or half-arch which transmits the thrust of the vault to the support attached tot he outer wall of the aisle.
a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower
masonry blocks that fill the area between the ribs of a groin vault
The lowest stone of an arch, resting on the impost block. In Gothic vaulting, the lowest stone of a diagonal or transverse rib.
the windows that form the nave's uppermost level below the timber ceiling or vaults
ornamental stonework for holding stained glass in place
the series of arches supported by piers seperating the nave from the side aisles
stain glass windows
join the pieces of glass
heighten the effect of the design as a whole
Christ as a trumeau figure
A late Gothic style of architecture; named for the flamelike appearance of its pointed bar tracery
a form of vault used in the perpendicular Gothic style, in which the ribs are all of the same curve and spaced equidistantly, in a way that resembles a fan or the spokes of an inverted umbrella.
A philosophical and theological system, associated with Thomas Aquinas, devised to reconcile Aristotelian philosophy and Roman Catholic theology in the thirteenth century. (p. 408)
Latin for "three ways" this was one of two sections into which the arts were divided in Medieval universities. It referred to the three primary branches of Medieval education: grammar, rhetoric, and dialectic.
Latin for "four ways" More advanced program in the Medieval liberal arts program, it included the study of arithmetic, geometry, astronomy, and music
physical marks in the same spots as the crucifixion wounds of Jesus
area above the tympanum and archivolt
a small hinged window above a door or another window, or the horizontal crosspiece between the two
spider web vaulting
Capital a capital having carvings tht depict an event or story./ capital which is decorated with figures of animals, birds, or humans, used either alone or combined with foliage. The figures need not have any meaning, although they may be symbolic or part of a narrative sequence. Historiated capitals were most commonly used in the Romanesque from the late eleventh to mid-twelfth centuries.